Hawaiian word literally meaning "man".
He's kanaka maoli. (native man)
by Kanitha September 23, 2007
a word only used by a person of Hawaiian Descent or polynesian descent usually a white or haole person who says that to a Hawaiian will get knocked
Eh bra das 1 kanaka right their
by kelvin henderson September 16, 2007
a word only used by Native Hawaiians or Polynesians to eachother basically means Hawaiian
wassup kanak bra get waves i heard for real kanaka shoots we go.or hey look that kanaka just gave him a kanakattack false crack medivac
by Cecillio Martinez September 22, 2007
Old Hawaiian word for "human being". Used locally to refer to a local Hawaiian.
She not sole brah, she kanaka.
by monkibutt May 15, 2009
It's a synonym for the word banana.
Person 1: " Hey, look at that, it's a banana!"
Person 2: " Indeed it is, or a kanaka, they are the same thing"
Person 1: " I knew that, because they are synonymous."
by TheFalconPuncher February 10, 2014
A popular fad diet where one can lose 10, 20, or even 100 pounds where one gets severely beaten up by a female of the human species. The client is admitted to a hospital and gets his/her jaw wired shut- forced to be on a liquid diet for at least three weeks.
Jeffa (Heffer) gave Tony a special Tae-Bo kanaka and Tony lost 35 pounds.
by poiboy January 16, 2005

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